August 7-8, 2007 The George Washington University Washington, D.C.
Over 150 journalists, educators, citizens and media reformers gather for "Journalism That Matters: The DC Sessions" to help create The Next Newsroom and consider the future and purpose of journalism.
Seven experts charted the rapid evolution of citizen media, including its impact on the public, politics, and on journalism teaching and practice. This is an edited version of the 90 minute public forum.
Opening speakers: Chris Peck, editor The Commercial Appeal Memphis, Tenn.
Stephen Silha Journalism That Matters co-convenor
Peggy Holman The Open Circle Company
Prof. Jay Rosen New York University
Fay Anderson Blogger, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Cody Howard The World Co., Lawrence, Kansas
Jan Schaffer J-Lab, Univ. of Maryland
Peggy Holman, dean Univ. of Montana J-School
Merrill Brown / NowPublic.com and Carnegie-Knight Initiative
Dan Gillmor Center for Citizen Media
For more information: http://mediagiraffe.org/jtm/